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# A group of friends is collecting aluminum for a recycling drive.Each person who donates at least 4.25 pounds of aluminum receives a free movie coupon.The weight of each person's donation is shown in the table.A. order the weights of the donations from greatest to least.B. Which of the friends will receive a free movie coupon? Which will not?C.What if? Would the person with the smallest donation win a movie coupon if he or she had collected 1/2 pound more of aluminum? ExplainBrenda. Claire Jim. Micah4.3. 5.5. 6 1/6. 15/4Peter4 3/8

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Answer:Brenda Claire Jim Micah Peter 4.3 5.5 6 1/6 15/4 4 3/8 4.3 5.5 6.17 3.75 4.375 (all values in decimal)A. order the weights of the donations from greatest to least.6.17 , 5.5 , 4.375 , 4.3 , 3.75B. Which of the friends will receive a free movie coupon? Which will not?As given - Each person who donates at least 4.25 pounds of aluminum receives a free movie coupon.So, Brenda, Claire, Jim and Peter will receive coupons and Micah will not receive.C.What if? Would the person with the smallest donation win a movie coupon if he or she had collected 1/2 pound more of aluminum?Micah got 3.75 pounds and if he got 0.5 pounds more, then he would have;[tex]3.75+0.5=4.25[/tex] poundsThen he would have got the coupon as a minimum of 4.25 pounds is required.